Symposia and Lectures

Symposia and Lectures

Author AMY STEWART returns to Fernwood!

The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World's Best Drinks

Saturday, October 11

Join Fernwood for an evening with Amy Stewart, The New York Times bestselling author of The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World’s Best Drinks and five other books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world. (Must be 21 years old.) Register by October 7.


Botanical Mixer, 6:00 pm

This is an exclusive opportunity to meet and mingle with Amy Stewart while you enjoy a botanically inspired cocktail created by master mixologist, Cody Allee. Light hors d’oeuvres, a free copy of The Drunken Botanist, and admission to the following presentation complement the experience.

Click Here to Register for botanical mixer $125 per person. (No member discount)


The Drunken Botanist Lecture, 7:30 pm

Hear the author discuss this fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology. Learn how plants represent a cultural contribution to our imbibing traditions and history. After the talk, enjoy live music while sampling spirits from three local distilleries and breweries.

Click Here to Register for lecture $50 per person. (No member discount)




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